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East Asian Studies

The East Asian Studies Program of Emory University is administered under the Department of Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures to promote and coordinate events and activities related to China, Japan, Korea and broader East Asia. Associated faculty include specialists in anthropology, literature, philosophy, politics, religion, history, and music.

The East Asian Studies Program supports an undergraduate degree (major or minor) in East Asian Studies. Students may also major and minor in Chinese or Japanese through REALC.

Faculty

Chair/Director
Cheryl Crowley
P9912238
Associate Professor

Education

  • BA, Randolph-Macon Women¿s College, 1985
  • MA, University of Pennsylvania, 1992
  • PhD, Columbia University, 2000

Departments

  • Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures, Core Faculty
  • East Asian Studies, Core Faculty

Academic Interests

  • Japanese literature and visual culture
  • Japanese poetry of the eighteenth century
  • women¿s studies
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Cheryl Crowley
P9912238
Associate Professor

Education

  • BA, Randolph-Macon Women¿s College, 1985
  • MA, University of Pennsylvania, 1992
  • PhD, Columbia University, 2000

Departments

  • Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures, Core Faculty
  • East Asian Studies, Core Faculty

Academic Interests

  • Japanese literature and visual culture
  • Japanese poetry of the eighteenth century
  • women¿s studies
Core Faculty
Matthew Bernstein
P7822552
Professor

Education

  • BA, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1980
  • MFA, Columbia University, 1982
  • PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1987

Departments

  • Film & Media Studies, Core Faculty
  • American Studies, Core Faculty
  • East Asian Studies, Core Faculty

Academic Interests

  • American and international film history
  • film criticism
  • research methods
Julia Bullock
P2870863
Associate Professor

Education

  • BA, University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa, 1992
  • MA, University of California at Berkeley, 1997
  • PhD, Stanford University, 2004

Departments

  • Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures, Core Faculty
  • East Asian Studies, Core Faculty

Academic Interests

  • modern Japanese literature, film, history, gender and postcolonial theories
  • popular culture
Rong Cai
P2975385
Associate Professor

Education

  • BA, Nanjing University, 1979
  • MA, Washington University, 1987
  • PhD, Washington University, 1995

Departments

  • Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures, Core Faculty
  • East Asian Studies, Core Faculty

Academic Interests

  • twentieth-century Chinese literature
  • comparative literature
  • women's studies
  • film studies
Cheryl Crowley
P9912238
Associate Professor

Education

  • BA, Randolph-Macon Women¿s College, 1985
  • MA, University of Pennsylvania, 1992
  • PhD, Columbia University, 2000

Departments

  • Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures, Core Faculty
  • East Asian Studies, Core Faculty

Academic Interests

  • Japanese literature and visual culture
  • Japanese poetry of the eighteenth century
  • women¿s studies
Richard Doner
P5748549
Professor

Education

  • BA, University of North Carolina, 1967
  • MS, London School of Economics, 1968
  • MA, Stanford University, 1973
  • PhD, University of California, Berkeley, 1987

Departments

  • Political Science, Core Faculty
  • East Asian Studies, Core Faculty

Academic Interests

  • political economy
  • international relations
  • Southeast Asian politics
Steven Everett
P1173473
Professor

Education

  • BA, Florida State University, 1975
  • MS, Florida State University, 1976
  • MS, Florida State University, 1977
  • DMA, University of Illinois, 1988

Departments

  • Music, Core Faculty
  • East Asian Studies, Core Faculty

Academic Interests

  • composition
  • computer music
Wan-Li Ho
P6790303
Senior Lecturer

Education

  • BA, Tunghai University, 1978
  • MDiv, Taiwan Theological College, 1984
  • PhD, Temple University, 2001

Departments

  • Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures, Core Faculty
  • East Asian Studies, Core Faculty

Academic Interests

  • Chinese language and religions
  • environmental theory
Hong Li
P2726895
Senior Lecturer

Education

  • BA, Beijing Teacher's College, 1982
  • MA, University of Minnesota, 1990
  • PhD, University of Minnesota, 1993

Departments

  • Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures, Core Faculty
  • East Asian Studies, Core Faculty
  • Linguistics, Associated Faculty

Academic Interests

  • linguistics
  • Chinese language pedagogy
Yu Li
P9184388
Lecturer

Education

  • Ph.D, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2007
  • MA, Peking University, 2002
  • BA, Peking University, 2000

Departments

  • Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures, Core Faculty
  • Linguistics, Core Faculty
  • East Asian Studies, Core Faculty

Academic Interest

  • examining effects of English sentential intonation on learning Chinese tones
Sara L. McClintock
P8973648
Associate Professor

Education

  • BA, Bryn Mawr College, 1983
  • MTS, Harvard University, 1989
  • PhD, Harvard University, 2002

Departments

  • Religion, Core Faculty
  • East Asian Studies, Core Faculty

Academic Interests

  • Indian and Tibetan Buddhism
  • Buddhist literature
  • rhetoric and religion
Chikako Ozawa-de Silva
P9048388
Associate Professor

Education

  • BA, Sophia University, 1995
  • MA, University of Essex, 1996
  • DPhil, University of Oxford, 2001

Departments

  • Anthropology, Core Faculty
  • East Asian Studies, Core Faculty
  • Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology, Associated Faculty

Academic Interests

  • medical anthropology
  • anthropology of body and mind
  • discourse of selfhood
  • therapies and healing practices
  • suicide
  • psychiatric disorders and meditation
  • religious practices
  • religious experience
  • spirituality
  • Japan
Mark Ravina
P5446318
Professor

Education

  • BA, Columbia University, 1983
  • MA, Stanford University, 1988
  • PhD, Stanford University, 1991

Departments

  • History, Core Faculty
  • East Asian Studies, Core Faculty

Academic Interest

  • Japanese history
Eric Reinders
P6359564
Associate Professor

Education

  • BA, University of Hull, 1981
  • MPhil, University of Hull, 1987
  • PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1997

Departments

  • Religion, Core Faculty
  • East Asian Studies, Core Faculty

Academic Interests

  • Chinese religion
  • Buddhism
Noriko Takeda
P8494140
Senior Lecturer

Education

  • BA, Kansai University, 1985
  • MA, Georgia State University, 1998

Departments

  • Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures, Core Faculty
  • East Asian Studies, Core Faculty

Academic Interest

  • Japanese language pedagogy

Courses

East Asian Studies 100-Level Courses
EAS 190: Freshmen Seminar
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
FSEM
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
None
Course Description

Fall or spring as needed. Focus on selected topics in East Asian studies.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Seminar
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
Scheduled Related Component
Select Scheduled related component
Weekly Contact Minutes in Related Component
Select contact time
Additional Course Plus Component
Select other structured components
East Asian Studies 200-Level Courses
EAS 210R: Chinese Calligraphy
General Information
Credit Hours
2
GERs
None
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
CHN 210R: Chinese Calligraphy
Course Description

No Course Description Available.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
None
Weekly Contact Minutes
None
EAS 212: Asian Religious Traditions
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
HSC
Variable GER
HAP
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
REL 212: Asian Religious Traditions
Course Description

Thematic study of at least two Asian religious traditions. Thematic emphasis may include relationships of text and context, pilgrimage, gender, epic performance, religious institutions, visual arts, or colonial and post-colonial identities.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
EAS 215: Chinese Art, Culture and Society through Calligraphy
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
HAP
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
ARTVIS 215: Chinese Art, Culture and Society through Calligraphy
CHN 215: Chinese Art, Culture and Society through Calligraphy
Course Description

This course introduces students to Chinese calligraphy in its artistic, cultural & historical contexts. Combining systematic hands-on practice w/ reading, writing, & research, it engages students in examining the aesthetic values, intellectual metaphors, & moral criteria that calligraphy embodies.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
EAS 235: Chinese Writing Systems in Asia
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
HSC
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
CHN 235: Chinese Writing Systems in Asia
LING 235: Chinese Writing Systems in Asia
Course Description

This course examines the manners and contexts in which the Chinese writing systems interface with other languages and cultures (Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese) and the cultural identities that the Chinese orthographic symbols come to represent at both personal and social levels in and beyond Asia.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
EAS 235: Chinese Writing Systems in Asia
General Information
Credit Hours
4
GERs
HSCW
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
CHN 235W: Chinese Writing Systems in Asia
LING 235W: Chinese Writing Systems in Asia
Course Description

This course examines the manners and contexts in which the Chinese writing systems interface with other languages and cultures (Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese) and the cultural identities that the Chinese orthographic symbols come to represent at both personal and social levels in and beyond Asia.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
Writing Requirement
Yes
EAS 250: Intro to East Asian Studies
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
None
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
CHN 250: Intro to East Asian Studies
JPN 250: Intro to East Asian Studies
Course Description

An interdisciplinary course that introduces students to major topics in East Asian Studies as well as relevant methods and approaches. Themes of the course include East Asian history, literature, religion, philosophy, and the arts. The course also emphasizes the development of skills in writing, research, and critical thinking. This is a required course for East Asian Studies majors and minors.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
EAS 250W: Intro to East Asian Studies
General Information
Credit Hours
4
GERs
WRT
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
CHN 250W: Intro to East Asian Studies
JPN 250W: Intro to East Asian Studies
Course Description

An interdisciplinary course that introduces students to major topics in East Asian Studies as well as relevant methods and approaches. Themes of the course include East Asian history, literature, religion, philosophy, and the arts. The course also emphasizes the development of skills in writing, research, and critical thinking. This is a required course for East Asian Studies majors and minors.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
Writing Requirement
Yes
EAS 260: East Asia, 1500 to the Present
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
None
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
HIST 260: East Asia, 1500 to the Present
Course Description

No Course Description Available.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
EAS 270: Intro to Japanese Culture
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
HSC
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
JPN 270: Intro to Japanese Culture
Course Description

This course explores various aspects of life and society in Japan, including writing, gender, memory and history, geography and the environment, aesthetics, and the formation of national identity.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
EAS 270W: Intro to Japanese Culture
General Information
Credit Hours
4
GERs
HSCW
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
JPN 270W: Intro to Japanese Culture
Course Description

This course explores various aspects of life and society in Japan, including writing, gender, memory and history, geography and the environment, aesthetics, and the formation of national identity.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
Writing Requirement
Yes
EAS 271: Mod China In Film And Fiction
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
HSC
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
CHN 271: Mod China In Film And Fiction
Course Description

This course is an examination of twentieth-century Chinese society through cinematic productions and a critical reading of the writings of major Chinese writers in translation. Emphasis on self and society in a changing culture and the nature and function of literature in modern nation-building.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
EAS 271W: Mod China In Film And Fiction
General Information
Credit Hours
4
GERs
HSCW
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
CHN 271W: Mod China In Film And Fiction
Course Description

This course is an examination of twentieth-century Chinese society through cinematic productions and a critical reading of the writings of major Chinese writers in translation. Emphasis on self and society in a changing culture and the nature and function of literature in modern nation-building.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
Writing Requirement
Yes
EAS 272: Lit in Early & Imperial China
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
HAP
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
CHN 272: Lit in Early & Imperial China
Course Description

This course offers an introduction to Chinese literature from its beginnings through the end of the imperial era in 1911. Focusing on close readings of selected pieces in their literary and historical context, we will analyze representative works of individual eras, writers, and genres (in English translation) that occupy significant positions in the historical development of traditional Chinese literature. The aim of the course is to illustrate the beauty and diversity of classical Chinese literary voices and poetic sensibilities, and enable students to come to adequate terms with literary texts that were produced in an intellectual and cultural environment often portrayed as being worlds apart from our own.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
EAS 272W: Lit in Early & Imperial China
General Information
Credit Hours
4
GERs
HAPW
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
CHN 272W: Lit in Early & Imperial China
Course Description

This course offers an introduction to Chinese literature from its beginnings through the end of the imperial era in 1911. Focusing on close readings of selected pieces in their literary and historical context, we will analyze representative works of individual eras, writers, and genres (in English translation) that occupy significant positions in the historical development of traditional Chinese literature. The aim of the course is to illustrate the beauty and diversity of classical Chinese literary voices and poetic sensibilities, and enable students to come to adequate terms with literary texts that were produced in an intellectual and cultural environment often portrayed as being worlds apart from our own.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
Writing Requirement
Yes
EAS 273: The Heritage Of China
General Information
Credit Hours
4
GERs
HSC
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
CHN 273: The Heritage Of China
Course Description

This course is a general introduction to Chinese history, culture and literary tradition. It is designed to acquaint the students to ideas, institutions, aspects of life, literature and arts that are essential to an educated understanding of the Chinese world. This course will begin with discussions of individual topics including geography, philosophy, language, art, family and daily life. The course will then proceed to a chronological introduction to Chinese literary tradition, and will focus on the discussion of significant Chinese literary and historical texts.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
Additional Course Plus Component
Periodic field trips, OR group meetings
EAS 274: Foreigners in Imperial China
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
HSC
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
None
Course Description

Far from being a closed empire encircled by an impenetrable Great Wall, China was always integrated in global circulations of goods, knowledge, and people. Foreigners were a constant presence in the Middle Kingdom throughout its history, even if they were not welcomed by everyone and at all times. In this seminar we will follow the trails and travails of men and women from Europe, Asia, and America, who fell prey to the lure of Cathay in their searches for riches, influence, employment, adventure, or spiritual gratification. Our aim is to explore not only the changing fortunes of individual travelers but also to examine the historical origins of many of the ideas that continue to shape our understanding of Chinese civilization.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
EAS 275: Nature and Culture in Japan
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
HAP
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
ENVS 275: Nature and Culture in Japan
JPN 275: Nature and Culture in Japan
Course Description

We examine the interaction between the human and natural world in Japanese cultural and scientific history by looking at maps, literature, scriptures, visual media, and current journalism.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
EAS 276: Making of Modern Korea
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
None
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
KRN 270: Making of Modern Korea
Course Description

By drawing on a wide range of materials across various disciplines the course aims to provide a broad and coherent picture of the history of modern Korea since the late 19th century to the contemporary period.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
EAS 277: Political Change in Korea
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
None
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
SOC 271: Political Change in Korea
KRN 271: Political Change in Korea
Course Description

This course explores the historical dynamics of political change in Korea since the establishment of the First Republic up to the current period, the may factors that shaped its political trajectory and democratization, and the key issues that have defined South Korean politics to this day.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
East Asian Studies 300-Level Courses
EAS 303: Reading Literature in Japanese
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
HAL
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
JPN 303: Reading Literature in Japanese
Course Description

This class helps students develop the skills necessary to read Japanese-language texts independently, without the aid of an instructor. Classroom assignments emphasize vocabulary building and kanji recognition, strategies for decoding complex sentence structures, understanding of the nuances of language and literary style, and the use of dictionaries and other reference materials. Students should come out of this class with a sophisticated understanding of the ways in which word choice and tone of expression affect the meaning and intent of the passages studied.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
EAS 317: East Asian Buddhism
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
HSC
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
REL 307: East Asian Buddhism
Course Description

The development of Buddhism in China and Japan, including examination of monasticism, ritual, ideas of Buddhahood, Zen, Pure Land, and Buddhist relations to the state and to other religions.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
EAS 322: Politics Of Southeast Asia
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
HSC
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
POLS 322: Politics Of Southeast Asia
Course Description

Suggested prerequisite: Political Science 110 or Political Science 120. Introduction to the contemporary politics of Southeast Asia. Specific focus on capitalist developing countries of the region - Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore. Approach is comparative, with focus on democratization, economic growth, and environmental issues.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
EAS 328: Politics Of Japan & East Asia
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
HSC
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
POLS 328: Politics Of Japan & East Asia
Course Description

Suggested prerequisite: Political Science 110 or 120. Examines politics of contemporary Japan, with stress on political bases of Japanese economic growth and in comparison with other East Asian economic successes (e.g., Taiwan, South Korea).

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
EAS 337: Religion Health and Healing
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
HSC
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
ANT 337: Religion Health and Healing
Course Description

This class explores issues such as what makes for a healthy self or person, the role of religious practices and belief in healing, and the relationship of body and mind.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
Additional Course Plus Component
Not Applicable
EAS 359: Women and Religion in China
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
HSC
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
CHN 359: Women and Religion in China
WGS 359: Women and Religion in China
Course Description

This course will examine what impacts the religious traditions of China, including Confucianism, Taoism and Mahayana Buddhism, have had upon shaping the social experiences, roles and images of women in twentieth century China and Taiwan. We will be exploring dimensions of the modern encounter between women and traditional Chinese traditions such as the construction of genders and the roles given them in the Chinese religions, and the images of the goddess and the symbolism of the female in art. We will also engage contemporary Chinese women's responses to the traditional representations of their spiritual, sexual and social roles in various women's social movements, as well as a new presentation of the female body in contemporary Chinese cinema.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
EAS 359W: Women and Religion in China
General Information
Credit Hours
4
GERs
HSCW
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
CHN 359W: Women and Religion in China
WGS 359W: Women and Religion in China
Course Description

This course will examine what impacts the religious traditions of China, including Confucianism, Taoism and Mahayana Buddhism, have had upon shaping the social experiences, roles and images of women in twentieth century China and Taiwan. We will be exploring dimensions of the modern encounter between women and traditional Chinese traditions such as the construction of genders and the roles given them in the Chinese religions, and the images of the goddess and the symbolism of the female in art. We will also engage contemporary Chinese women's responses to the traditional representations of their spiritual, sexual and social roles in various women's social movements, as well as a new presentation of the female body in contemporary Chinese cinema.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
Writing Requirement
Yes
EAS 360: Mod Chn Women In Film & Fict
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
HAP
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
CHN 360: Mod Chn Women In Film & Fict
WGS 360: Mod Chn Women In Film & Fict
Course Description

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
EAS 360W: Mod Chn Women In Film & Fict
General Information
Credit Hours
4
GERs
HAPW
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
CHN 360W: Mod Chn Women In Film & Fict
WGS 360W: Mod Chn Women In Film & Fict
Course Description

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
Writing Requirement
Yes
EAS 361: Genji: Sensuality & Salvation
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
HSC
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
JPN 361: Genji: Sensuality & Salvation
WGS 361: Genji: Sensuality & Salvation
Course Description

This course will use the text of the Tale of Genji as a centerpoint from which to explore various issues in poetry, aesthetics, the visual arts, religion, history, politics, and gender in Japanese cultural history.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
EAS 361W: Genji: Sensuality & Salvation
General Information
Credit Hours
4
GERs
HSCW
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
JPN 361W: Genji: Sensuality & Salvation
WGS 361W: Genji: Sensuality & Salvation
Course Description

This course will use the text of the Tale of Genji as a centerpoint from which to explore various issues in poetry, aesthetics, the visual arts, religion, history, politics, and gender in Japanese cultural history.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
Writing Requirement
Yes
EAS 362: Samurai,Shogun & Women Warrior
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
HSC
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
JPN 362: Samurai,Shogun & Women Warrior
Course Description

An examination of the image of the warrior in Japan through literature and its effect on many areas of Japanese culture, including philosophy, literary history, religion, music, and the visual arts. Emphasis is on the exploration of primary texts.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
EAS 362W: Samurai,Shogun & Women Warrior
General Information
Credit Hours
4
GERs
HSCW
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
JPN 362W: Samurai,Shogun & Women Warrior
Course Description

An examination of the image of the warrior in Japan through literature and its effect on many areas of Japanese culture, including philosophy, literary history, religion, music, and the visual arts. Emphasis is on the exploration of primary texts.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
Writing Requirement
Yes
EAS 363: Lit & Visual Culture in Japan
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
HAP
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
ARTHIST 363: Lit & Visual Culture in Japan
JPN 363: Lit & Visual Culture in Japan
Course Description

An exploration of the complex interactions between written texts and the visual arts in Japan from the classical era to the present. Discussion will include prose, poetry, printing, picture scrolls, calligraphy, woodblock prints, and film.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
EAS 363W: Lit & Visual Culture in Japan
General Information
Credit Hours
4
GERs
HAPW
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
ARTHIST 363W: Lit & Visual Culture in Japan
JPN 363W: Lit & Visual Culture in Japan
Course Description

An exploration of the complex interactions between written texts and the visual arts in Japan from the classical era to the present. Discussion will include prose, poetry, printing, picture scrolls, calligraphy, woodblock prints, and film.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
Writing Requirement
Yes
EAS 364: Mod Jpn Lit In Engl Translatn
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
HAP
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
JPN 372: Mod Jpn Lit In Engl Translatn
Course Description

Surveys Japanese literature from the mid-19th century to the present. Introduces the nature and range of literary genres as they developed in the context of Japan\'s confrontation with modernity. The course opens for discussion issues in contemporary literary theory in order to understand aspects of Japanese literature and culture, such as gender, nationalism, intertextuality, Orientalism, and identity. Texts are in English translation.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
EAS 364W: Mod Jpn Lit In Engl Translatn
General Information
Credit Hours
4
GERs
HAPW
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
JPN 372W: Mod Jpn Lit In Engl Translatn
Course Description

Surveys Japanese literature from the mid-19th century to the present. Introduces the nature and range of literary genres as they developed in the context of Japan\'s confrontation with modernity. The course opens for discussion issues in contemporary literary theory in order to understand aspects of Japanese literature and culture, such as gender, nationalism, intertextuality, Orientalism, and identity. Texts are in English translation.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
Writing Requirement
Yes
EAS 365: Lit & Culture Late Imperial China
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
HSC
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
CHN 365: Lit & Culture Late Imperial China
Course Description

This course offers an introduction to the culture and literature of late imperial China. We will discuss a wide selection of literary works from the late 16th to 18th centuries as a prism to reflect on the broader intellectual, social, and cultural history of the period.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
EAS 365W: Lit & Culture Late Imperial China
General Information
Credit Hours
4
GERs
HSCW
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
CHN 365W: Lit & Culture Late Imperial China
Course Description

This course offers an introduction to the culture and literature of late imperial China. We will discuss a wide selection of literary works from the late 16th to 18th centuries as a prism to reflect on the broader intellectual, social, and cultural history of the period.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
Writing Requirement
Yes
EAS 366: Beyond Orientalism
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
HSC
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
MUS 366: Beyond Orientalism
Course Description

This seminar examines the main tenets of Orientalism and exoticism in exploring the hybridization of cultural practices in musical, theatrical, and cinematographic genres from the eighteenth century to the present.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
EAS 366W: Beyond Orientalism
General Information
Credit Hours
4
GERs
HSCW
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
MUS 366W: Beyond Orientalism
Course Description

This seminar examines the main tenets of Orientalism and exoticism in exploring the hybridization of cultural practices in musical, theatrical, and cinematographic genres from the eighteenth century to the present.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
Writing Requirement
Yes
EAS 367: Japanese Modern Women Writers
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
HAP
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
JPN 360: Japanese Modern Women Writers
WGS 362: Japanese Modern Women Writers
Course Description

Though Japanese women produced much of the great literature of the classical period (ca. 1000), literary production by women subsequently dwindled, to gain new life only in the modern era. This course familiarizes students with the multiplicity of the female voices that (re-)emerged in Japanese literature from the Meiji period (beginning 1868) to the late twentieth century. Texts are in English translation.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
EAS 367W: Japanese Modern Women Writers
General Information
Credit Hours
4
GERs
HAPW
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
JPN 360W: Japanese Modern Women Writers
WGS 362W: Japanese Modern Women Writers
Course Description

Though Japanese women produced much of the great literature of the classical period (ca. 1000), literary production by women subsequently dwindled, to gain new life only in the modern era. This course familiarizes students with the multiplicity of the female voices that (re-)emerged in Japanese literature from the Meiji period (beginning 1868) to the late twentieth century. Texts are in English translation.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
Writing Requirement
Yes
EAS 369: Chinese Music & Culture
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
HSC
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
MUS 372: Chinese Music & Culture
Course Description

Open to all students regardless of Chinese language ability, basic language skills will be taught. This course examines the historical, social, and individual aspects of Chinese musical cultures through the use of English and Chinese sources.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
EAS 369W: Chinese Music & Culture
General Information
Credit Hours
4
GERs
HSCW
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
MUS 372W: Chinese Music & Culture
Course Description

Open to all students regardless of Chinese language ability, basic language skills will be taught. This course examines the historical, social, and individual aspects of Chinese musical cultures through the use of English and Chinese sources.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
Writing Requirement
Yes
EAS 371: East Asian Musical Cultures
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
HSC
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
MUS 371: East Asian Musical Cultures
Course Description

This course explores how music creates differences between countries in East Asia and, at the same time, ties them together to create a distinct East Asian identity.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
EAS 371W: East Asian Musical Cultures
General Information
Credit Hours
4
GERs
HSCW
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
MUS 371W: East Asian Musical Cultures
Course Description

This course explores how music creates differences between countries in East Asia and, at the same time, ties them together to create a distinct East Asian identity.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
Writing Requirement
Yes
EAS 372: History Of Modern Japan
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
HSC
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
HIST 372: History Of Modern Japan
Course Description

An introductory survey of modern Japan (1850-1950), covering the late Tokugawa shogunate, the creation of the Meiji state, and the rise and fall of the Japanese empire.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
EAS 374: Confucian Classics
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
HAP
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
CHN 373: Confucian Classics
REL 374: Confucian Classics
Course Description

For more than two thousand years, a small set of texts associated with Confucius (551-479 BC) and his disciples formed the core of the Chinese educational curriculum. As a store of knowledge shared by all educated men and women, Confucian Classics shaped Chinese literati culture from late antiquity to the early 20th century. The goal of this course is to illustrate the diversity of the literary and cultural practices that evolved around this unique body of writings. The course is roughly divided into two parts. First, we will attempt to establish a framework for understanding the textual history and changing significance of the Classics throughout the premodern era. Drawing on a broad selection of primary sources (to be read in English translation), we will then examine how the canonized ideas were refracted in literary, philosophical, religious, and political discourse.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
EAS 374W: Confucian Classics
General Information
Credit Hours
4
GERs
HAPW
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
CHN 373W: Confucian Classics
REL 374W: Confucian Classics
Course Description

For more than two thousand years, a small set of texts associated with Confucius (551-479 BC) and his disciples formed the core of the Chinese educational curriculum. As a store of knowledge shared by all educated men and women, Confucian Classics shaped Chinese literati culture from late antiquity to the early 20th century. The goal of this course is to illustrate the diversity of the literary and cultural practices that evolved around this unique body of writings. The course is roughly divided into two parts. First, we will attempt to establish a framework for understanding the textual history and changing significance of the Classics throughout the premodern era. Drawing on a broad selection of primary sources (to be read in English translation), we will then examine how the canonized ideas were refracted in literary, philosophical, religious, and political discourse.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
Writing Requirement
Yes
EAS 375: Contemp. Chinese Politics
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
HSC
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
POLS 375: Contemp. Chinese Politics
Course Description

No Course Description Available.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
EAS 376: Science in China, 1600 - 1900
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
HSC
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
None
Course Description

This course reconstructs the encounter between Chinese natural studies and European science from the early seventeenth to the late nineteenth centuries. After a brief survey of the state of natural studies in China, circa 1600, we will trace the interactions between Chinese and European learning in a wide array of disciplines, ranging from astronomy, mathematics, and medicine to physics and zoology. Situating our explorations in their intellectual, social, and cultural contexts, we will try to understand the forces that have shaped the formation of modern science in China and, more generally, the factors influencing the migration of ideas across cultures.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
EAS 376W: Science in China, 1600 - 1900
General Information
Credit Hours
4
GERs
HSCW
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
None
Course Description

This course reconstructs the encounter between Chinese natural studies and European science from the early seventeenth to the late nineteenth centuries. After a brief survey of the state of natural studies in China, circa 1600, we will trace the interactions between Chinese and European learning in a wide array of disciplines, ranging from astronomy, mathematics, and medicine to physics and zoology. Situating our explorations in their intellectual, social, and cultural contexts, we will try to understand the forces that have shaped the formation of modern science in China and, more generally, the factors influencing the migration of ideas across cultures.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
Writing Requirement
Yes
EAS 377: Jpn Lit: Read & Wrt Classics
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
HAP
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
JPN 374: Jpn Lit: Read & Wrt Classics
Course Description

A survey of Japanese literature in translation from the 8th through the 21st centuries in which students both read representative works from various genres in the Japanese canon and write in those genres themselves. Texts are in English translation.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
EAS 377W: Jpn Lit: Read & Wrt Classics
General Information
Credit Hours
4
GERs
HAPW
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
JPN 374W: Jpn Lit: Read & Wrt Classics
Course Description

A survey of Japanese literature in translation from the 8th through the 21st centuries in which students both read representative works from various genres in the Japanese canon and write in those genres themselves. Texts are in English translation.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
Writing Requirement
Yes
EAS 378: Postwar JPN Through Its Media
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
HSC
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
JPN 378: Postwar JPN Through Its Media
Course Description

This course examines the way the postwar Japanese experience has been reflected (and constructed) through various types of popular media. Through film, television, magazine, newspapers, music, and manga, we will explore the various ways in which Japanese society has narrated its experiences of recovery and rebuilding after World War II, and the role these media sources have played in this reconstruction.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
EAS 378W: Postwar JPN Through Its Media
General Information
Credit Hours
4
GERs
HSCW
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
JPN 378W: Postwar JPN Through Its Media
Course Description

This course examines the way the postwar Japanese experience has been reflected (and constructed) through various types of popular media. Through film, television, magazine, newspapers, music, and manga, we will explore the various ways in which Japanese society has narrated its experiences of recovery and rebuilding after World War II, and the role these media sources have played in this reconstruction.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
Writing Requirement
Yes
EAS 379: History Of Modern China
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
HSC
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
HIST 373: History Of Modern China
Course Description

China since the Opium War. Nineteenth-century dynastic decline, Western impact, and modernization efforts; Republican, Nationalist, and Communist revolutions of the twentieth century; and the development of the People's Republic of China since 1949.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
EAS 380: Social Movements, East & West
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
None
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
KRN 372: Social Movements, East & West
SOC 372: Social Movements, East & West
Course Description

This course examines social movements in the East and West from a comparative perspective. The goal is to better understand the varying cultural, historical and institutional contexts and dynamics through which social movements emerge, evolve and leave traces.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
EAS 380W: Social Movements, East & West
General Information
Credit Hours
4
GERs
None
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
KRN 372W: Social Movements, East & West
SOC 372W: Social Movements, East & West
Course Description

This course examines social movements in the East and West from a comparative perspective. The goal is to better understand the varying cultural, historical and institutional contexts and dynamics through which social movements emerge, evolve and leave traces.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
Writing Requirement
Yes
EAS 385: Spec Top: East Asian Studies
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
None
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
None
Course Description

Study of East Asian literature, history, society, thought, or culture, alone or in conjunction with other literary or cultural trends. Topics to be announced in advance.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
Scheduled Related Component
Select Scheduled related component
Weekly Contact Minutes in Related Component
Select contact time
Additional Course Plus Component
Select other structured components
EAS 386: Special Topics: Korean
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
HSC
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
KRN 386: Special Topics: Korean
Course Description

Fall or Spring. An interdisciplinary course that introduces students to Korean culture and society. No knowledge of Korean is required. Topics to be announced each semester.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
EAS 386W: Special Topics: Korean
General Information
Credit Hours
4
GERs
HSCW
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
KRN 386W: Special Topics: Korean
Course Description

Fall or Spring. An interdisciplinary course that introduces students to Korean culture and society. No knowledge of Korean is required. Topics to be announced each semester.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
Writing Requirement
Yes
EAS 388: The Cultural Revolution
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
HAPW
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
CHN 388: The Cultural Revolution
REL 388: The Cultural Revolution
Course Description

This course offers a general survey of the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution (1966 - 1976), with foci on three main aspects: language, religion, and art. Students will study revolutionary media such as songs, films, and model plays, in addition to the visual and material culture of the period. Students will also stage a performance of Taking Tiger Mountain by Strategy.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
EAS 388W: The Cultural Revolution
General Information
Credit Hours
4
GERs
HAPW
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
CHN 388W: The Cultural Revolution
REL 388W: The Cultural Revolution
Course Description

This course offers a general survey of the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution (1966 - 1976), with foci on three main aspects: language, religion, and art. Students will study revolutionary media such as songs, films, and model plays, in addition to the visual and material culture of the period. Students will also stage a performance of Taking Tiger Mountain by Strategy.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
Writing Requirement
Yes
EAS 394: Screening China
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
HAP
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
CHN 394: Screening China
FILM 394: Screening China
Course Description

The course explores the history and development of Chinese cinema. It discusses "film in China" and "China in film" by focusing on the function of cinema and continual reconfigurations of time, space, gender, and history in Chinese films under different historical conditions since the early twentieth century.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
EAS 394W: Screening China
General Information
Credit Hours
4
GERs
HAPW
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
CHN 394W: Screening China
FILM 394W: Screening China
Course Description

The course explores the history and development of Chinese cinema. It discusses "film in China" and "China in film" by focusing on the function of cinema and continual reconfigurations of time, space, gender, and history in Chinese films under different historical conditions since the early twentieth century.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
Writing Requirement
Yes
EAS 397R: Directed Reading
General Information
Credit Hours
1 - 8
GERs
None
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
None
Course Description

Permission of instructor required.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Directed study
Weekly Contact Minutes
variable
Scheduled Related Component
Select Scheduled related component
Weekly Contact Minutes in Related Component
Select contact time
Additional Course Plus Component
Select other structured components
East Asian Studies 400-Level Courses
EAS 404: Contemporary Chinese Literatr
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
HAL
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
CHN 404: Contemporary Chinese Literatr
Course Description

This course is designed for those who have completed CHN 401 or the equivalent. The course materials are selected from post-Mao fiction in unabridged form to help students develop abilities to read literary works in the original. It exposes students to fictional writings in various styles and emphasizes strategies of extensive reading and vocabulary expansion beyond what usually appears in the media and other formal expository writings. Students will learn to appreciate the power of language in constructing meanings by doing close readings of literary pieces.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
EAS 450: Seminar in East Asian Studies
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
None
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
CHN 450: Seminar in East Asian Studies
JPN 450: Seminar in East Asian Studies
Course Description

An advanced seminar probing key themes in the study of modern East Asia. Topics to be examined include the imperial legacies of China and Japan and their impact on the region, the phenomenology of East Asian fundamentalism, issues in comparative colonialism, the volatility of shared meanings of identity as well as reconstructions of national subjects in literature, popular culture, and the arts. This is required for East Asian Studies majors but is open to students in other disciplines.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Seminar
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
EAS 451: Great Writers of Modern Japan
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
HAP
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
JPN 451: Great Writers of Modern Japan
Course Description

This advanced seminar is devoted to intensive reading and discussion of fiction and essays by a single modern Japanese author who had clearly influenced contemporary Japanese culture, as well as earned international acclaim and recognition for his or her work.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
EAS 451W: Great Writers of Modern Japan
General Information
Credit Hours
4
GERs
HAPW
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
JPN 451W: Great Writers of Modern Japan
Course Description

This advanced seminar is devoted to intensive reading and discussion of fiction and essays by a single modern Japanese author who had clearly influenced contemporary Japanese culture, as well as earned international acclaim and recognition for his or her work.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
Writing Requirement
Yes
EAS 471: Tradition in Modern China
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
HSCW
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
None
Course Description

This advanced seminar examines the multiple ways in which traditions have been attacked, defended, revised, and (re-)invented in twentieth-century China. Our aim is to disentangle the anxieties, interests, and rhetorical devices that have shaped modern Chinese answers to the question of historical continuity. In our explorations, we will scrutinize representations of the past in scholarly works, including histories of Chinese thought, science and literature, as well as in memories of historical events as reflected in historiography, film, fiction, music, monuments, and art.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
EAS 471W: Tradition in Modern China
General Information
Credit Hours
4
GERs
HSCW
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
None
Course Description

This advanced seminar examines the multiple ways in which traditions have been attacked, defended, revised, and (re-)invented in twentieth-century China. Our aim is to disentangle the anxieties, interests, and rhetorical devices that have shaped modern Chinese answers to the question of historical continuity. In our explorations, we will scrutinize representations of the past in scholarly works, including histories of Chinese thought, science and literature, as well as in memories of historical events as reflected in historiography, film, fiction, music, monuments, and art.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Lecture
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
Writing Requirement
Yes
EAS 495A: East Asian Studies Honors I
General Information
Credit Hours
3
GERs
None
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
None
Course Description

Fall. Permission of instructor required.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Independent Honors research
Weekly Contact Minutes
150
EAS 495BW: East Asian Studies Honors II
General Information
Credit Hours
1 - 8
GERs
WRT
Variable GER
None
Pre-Requisites
None
Co-Requisites
None
Cross-Listed
None
Course Description

Spring. Permission of instructor required.

Contact Hour Information
Course Type
Independent Honors research
Weekly Contact Minutes
variable
Writing Requirement
Yes

Study Abroad

The East Asian Study program encourages students to take advantage of the many study abroad opportunities offered by Emory College. We regard study abroad as an integral part of our curriculum and the undergraduate experience that prepares our students for living and participating in a global society.

The Center for International Programs (www.cipa.emory.edu) oversees this broad array of study abroad programs. Offerings in East Asia include programs based in colleges and universities to SIT programs focusing on experiential, field-based study with guidance from local academics, policymakers, and field professionals.

These programs are supported by four competitive scholarship programs administered by CIPA: semester abroad, summer abroad, language intensive, and service-learning. Please visit the following links for more information:

China:

Emory’s Chinese Studies Summer Program at Beijing Normal University
CET Beijing
CET Harbin
CIEE Shanghai

Japan:

Hokkaido International Foundation ICU
Kansai Gaidai
Kwansei Gakuin
Kyoto Center for Japanese Studies
Japanese Studies Program in Ishikawa 

Korea:

Yonsei University

Mongolia:

SIT Mongolia

For more information, see Study Abroad.